The Russian army claimed yesterday Tuesday (26/4) that it recorded territorial gains in eastern and southern Ukraine, especially occupying its region. Hersonissos.
“THE Russian army “It took control of the entire Kherson region, parts of the Kharkiv, Zaporizhia and Mykolaiv regions, as well as large parts of the (self-proclaimed) Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics,” said Lt. Gen. Mikhail.
Normalcy restored in the occupied areas, infrastructure repaired and sowing startedaccording to the same Russian senior officer.
Her claim Moscow For Hersonissos, however, the commander of the Ukrainian forces in the region denied yesterday: according to him, lines of defense continue to be in the periphery and the Russians have not been able to break them.
It is impossible for the conflicting parties’ claims to be independently verified.
Earlier, the Russian president Vladimir Putin stated that its besieged Ukrainian city Mariupol he’s got “Liberated” and that no military operations are conducted thereas announced by the Kremlin.
Meanwhile, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rejected Kiev’s offer to hold peace talks in the Ukrainian port of Mariupol and said it was “too early” to say who would mediate in any negotiations, Reuters reported.
Russia says it has hit 65 military targets
The Russian army also announced yesterday Tuesday (26/4) that it had destroyed four weapons depots of the Ukrainian forces in Sloviansk from the air.
Overall, the Russian Air Force bombed 32 military targets, said Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov.
Another 33 artillery or missile targets were hit, according to him, including troop concentrations, artillery positions, air defense systems, ammunition and weapons depots.
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman says about 200 Ukrainian soldiers dead and 40 military vehicles destroyed.
It is impossible for this information to be verified independently.
Also, yesterday Tuesday (26/4) Kyiv blamed Moscow that it seeks to “destabilize” the Transnistriawhich borders the Ukrainefollowing a series of explosions that raise fears of war spreading in the region. The Russian side, however, returned the relativistic allegations, through the “president” of the secessionist region in Moldova.
Source: News Beast